The Lute Society: Meetings


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Lute society meetings are free for all to attend, although there is usually a charge if you wish to attend the recital at the end of the meeting.

Agendas from previous meetings are available.

Unless otherwise noted, meetings are generally held at the Dutch Church, 7 Austin Friars, London EC2N 2HA (nearest tubes: Bank, Liverpool Street).

Next quarterly meeting

February 8th at the Dutch church, London. All welcome, no need to book, admission is free, apart from the final recital, tickets for which are available during the day or on the door. The timetable will be published in due course.

Meetings in 2020

February 8th at the Dutch Church
March 5th-8th, Benslow Lutefest
April 18th, joint meeting with Viola da Gamba Society, Denis Arnold Hall, Oxford
May 9th, at the Dutch Church
June 5th-7th, Leiden, joint meeting the Nederlands Luitvereiniging
September 12th, at the Dutch Church
November 14th, at the Dutch Church

Meetings in 2021
February 6th, at the Dutch Church

Pictures from recent meetings

See Pictures from meetings

International events: other national lute societies´meetings


November 23rd-24th, SOCIEDAD DE VIHUELA, annual meeting, Alcala de Henares


March 21st-22nd, SOCIETE FRANCAISE DU LUTH, annual meeting, Paris

May 15-16, III Convegno liutistico nazionale, Milano, Conservatorio “G. Verdi” (lectures and concerts, free entry) supported by Società del Liuto.


September 15–19 Basel Lute Days, Switserland, including Lute in higher education conference, DLG Festival, IMF tablature meeting